Preparing for JEE: Which IIT is the best for me?
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Due to the involvement of such an immense competition and also keeping in mind the uncertainty factor, it is always better to premeditate your rank. This fact can get done by having an estimation of your score in the JEE exam. This estimation will lead you in deciding which IIT you will be heading to and which branch over there you will be getting. You must always prepare a list of these things which will help you in finalizing your choices before anything. Now, we shall see which are some of the best courses in the leading IIT of our country along with some more description of the leading IITs.

IITs are amongst the leading and prominent colleges in our country. JEE is the entrance exam conducted by IITs for the recruitment of students into their institution. JEE is also one of the toughest exams to crack in the country. 

Moving on with IITs, joining into then is the prime aim for millions of students right from their childhood. The reason being the kind of atmosphere IITs provide for both growth and development of students, which is exceptionally good. This attribute is the reason why even when there are lots of students giving its entrance exam and immense competition being in it, still students try for it. 

Even a single mark is considered worthy in the entrance exam for IITs as within one target there will be thousands of marks shared between people. Hence your rank will vary a lot, even if you drop by one score. Due to the involvement of such an immense competition and also keeping in mind the uncertainty factor, it is always better to premeditate your rank. This fact can get done by having an estimation of your score in the JEE exam. 

This estimation will lead you in deciding which IIT you will be heading to and which branch over there you will be getting. Soon after the entrance exam gets over all of the students will start focusing on counseling and start to know which branches are the best in the prominent IITs of the country. You must always prepare a list of these things which will help you in finalizing your choices before anything.

Now, we shall see which are some of the best courses in the leading IIT of our country along with some more description of the leading IITs:

 

Topmost IITs With Their Best Branches:

1. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay: 

The topmost IIT amongst the IITs in the country and the only IIT which has immense craze among the students in IIT Bombay. The craze is seen on an extreme level in students for getting into IIT Bombay. This IIT, which is considered as one of the best IITs in the country, is located in Pawai, Mumbai.

The department of IIT Bombay conducts courses for students interested in entrepreneurship hence has also got the name as an ‘’Entrepreneurship Department”. Moreover, Pawai is also considered as a startup hub, so any exposure to entrepreneurship for students studying in this area will prove to be very fruitful in the coming future. 

Other than the courses on Engineering and Entrepreneurship, IIT Bombay offers lots of other technical and unique courses such as Bachelor of Science courses in Economics and Chemistry. Coming to the best branches to study Engineering in IIT Bombay, they are the Computer Science Engineering and Electrical Engineering. 

It also encloses the five years integrated courses, out of which the Electrical Engineering with Mtech is under consideration as the best one which is in Microelectronics sub-branch. 

Even Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Physics also have the right amount of credibility as courses in IIT Bombay. If you have to get into Computer Science Engineering safely into IIT Bombay, then you have to score an rank of under 60 in the all India entrance examination. 

 

2. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras:

Firstly, coming to the campus of IIT Madras, it is vast and beautiful. It has everything to offer which a student might need for his growth and development. According to a report from the Top 500, IIT Madras houses the fastest supercomputing facility in India. IIT Madras also houses the five-year integrated courses along with the four-year regular courses for Engineering. 

It also provides the students with five years of BS + MS courses for Physics and Biology. The top branches of Engineering in IIT Madras are Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Engineering. To secure a seat safely in the Computer Science Engineering branch of IIT Madras you have to score an all India rank of below 160 in JEE Advanced.

Similarly, for securing a seat in Electrical Engineering, you need to score a rank of under 600 in the entrance examination. Apart from these branches, branches such as Aerospace, Chemical, and Mechanical are also popular among the students. IIT Madras endorses exceptional biodiversity within it, as several endangered species reside within the campus. 

 

3. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur: 

IIT Kharagpur is one of the IITs to be found in the country. IIT Kharagpur houses one of the biggest and a beautiful campus in the country. It is one of the first choices for most of the students aspiring to join the IITs as it houses a wide variety of different and unique courses. 

It offers unique courses like Applied Geology, Agriculture and Food Engineering, Exploration Geophysics, and many more like these. It also provides an Architecture course, which is of the duration of five years. Coming to the top two branches of this Institute, they are the Computer Science Engineering and the Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering. 

Another noteworthy feature of this IIT is that it also offers a course called the Mathematics and Computing course, which is a five-year integrated course and has become very popular nowadays. Now coming to the rank list, if you have to obtain a seat in Computer Science Engineering, then you have to secure a rank of under 250. In Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering, your rank should be under 900 in the all India entrance examination. 

For student exchange programs and research work, IIT Kharagpur has signed more than 30 MOUs between itself and the Universities of Australia, France, Germany, Spain, and the UK. 

 

4. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi: 

To keep its students happy all the time, IIT Delhi encloses a beautiful and extravagant campus which has all the modern amenities embedded in it. IIT Delhi doesn’t offer integrated programs on MSc like other IITs are doing. ITT Delhi consists of three programs in Engineering, which are its best branches. 

They are the Mathematics Computing branch, Computer Science Engineering, and the Electrical Engineering branch. It also houses a 5-year integrated BTech plus MTech course in Computer Science Engineering which is also very popular among students. 

You need to have a rank of under 100 if you are willing to aspire for a seat in Computer Science and Engineering in IIT Delhi. For getting into branches like Mathematics and Computing and Electrical Engineering a rank of under 320 and under 600 are required respectively. 

It will be pretty convenient for you if you want to prepare for CAT along with BTech, as there are lots of good CAT coaching centers nearby the campus of IIT Delhi.

 

5. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur: 

IIT Kanpur is an old and one of the most prominent institutes in the country in terms of size. The research and development sector of this IIT is the best due to the extensive work carried out by the students under this sector. IIT Kanpur houses a green campus bringing out an environmental feel and provides all of its students with the best amenities and facilities. 

It comprises of an airstrip and encloses an Olympic size swimming pool which is the biggest attractions in the campus making it famous all over the country. From the swimming pool, we can make out that IIT Kanpur also has excellent sports facilities. 

Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mathematics and Computing are the top branches of IIT Kanpur. Mathematics and Computing is not a branch under Engineering as it is a four-year course under Bachelor of Science. 

For a Computer Science Engineering seat in IIT Kanpur you need an under 200 rank, and for getting into courses like Electrical Engineering and Mathematics and Computing a position of under 850 would suffice. 

 

6. IIT BHU Varanasi:

IIT Varanasi is considered as the best college when it comes to placements. It is also one of those institutions which provided quality education to everyone. Even the extravagant campus at IIT Varanasi is so lucrative that it presents a pleasant environment for everyone to study. 

The topmost branches at this Institute are Computer and Science Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Electrical Engineering. The ranks to obtain if you want to secure a seat in these respective branches are under 800, under 1300 and 2000 respectively. 

 

7. IIT Gandhinagar:

IIT Gandhinagar boasts of an extravagant and well-structured infrastructure because of which the placements rate at this institution is always soaring high. Located at Gandhinagar, in the state of Gujarat IIT Gandhinagar encloses a student-friendly campus which provides them with all sorts of amenities. 

All branches at this institution get provided with lucrative pay-scale packages for its students in the placements. All leading companies across the world do come to IIT Gandhinagar for investments every year. Every year, IIT Gandhinagar produces the best quality of the Engineers from its institution. 

The top branches of this institution are the Chemical Engineering branch, Electrical Engineering, and the Mechanical Engineering branch. Having a rank of below 4000 will guarantee you a seat in any of these branches in IIT Gandhinagar.

 

8. IIT Roorkee:

IIT Roorkee is located on the hillocks of Roorkee in the district of Uttarakhand, India. It consists of a massive total of 21 departments which include various programs under branches like Applied Sciences, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Management and Engineering. These programs offer a considerable amount of focus on scientific and technological education and research.

Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering are the top branches of this Institute. To get a seat under Computer Science and Engineering you have to secure rank under 350, a position of under 500 for Electrical Engineering and a level of under 2000 to obtain a seat under Civil Engineering. 

 

9. IIT Indore:

IIT Indore was one of the IITs which were founded recently by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development. Founded in 2009, IIT Indore is located at Simrol, which is about 24 Km from Downtown Indore, in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It comprises of a well-versed and innovative campus which comes as a boon for many students.

The top branches of this Institute are Computer and Science Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. If you have to obtain a seat at IIT Indore for Computer and Science Engineering, the rank to get is under 500. Positions for Mechanical and Civil Engineering can be purchased at this Institute by securing a place under 1000 and 2000 respectively. 

 

10. IIT Mandi:

One of the IITs which has completely converted itself into a technological hub is IIT Mandi. Located in the beautiful locales along the river Uhl at Kamand, in the state of Himachal Pradesh IIT Mandi is an autonomous engineering and technological university.

The first batch of engineers graduated from IIT Mandi were mentored by the staff of IIT Roorkee who also hosted its first batch of engineers. It comprises of a pleasant and environmentally friendly campus which the student will never feel like leaving. Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering are the top branches at this Institute. 

Obtaining a seat for Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Mandi is quite strenuous as you require a ranking of under 250. Similarly, a position of Electrical Engineering would require a rank of under 500 whereas a seat in Civil Engineering can be acquired with a ranking of under 2000 easily. 

Almost all the IITs in our country are equally good and help in providing an excellent environment which will help in the growth and development of the intellect in students. So it is quite apparent when you get adjudged with one of the top ranks, you get a free will of choosing your course and your college. 

Almost every top IIT in the country do offer some of the unique courses and specializations. You can easily explore these courses and find out the IITs, providing them based on your choice and interest. Always make a choice which can bring rich dividends for you in the future. 

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Arun A
Arun A
Arun is a writer by day and a reader by night. He is on a mission to stamp out gobbledygook and to highlight the insider stories about startups and entrepreneurs around the country.

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